Dealing with productivity guilt

Moral of the story: we should all give ourselves some grace. Have you ever felt a rush of satisfaction after finishing a task? You’re not alone. The act of completing tasks and goals causes your brain to release dopamine, one of the feel-good chemicals, which in turn motivates you to work harder and keep going.Continue reading “Dealing with productivity guilt”

Strength Breaks Walls and Builds Resilience

Whatever roadblocks you may face in your life, whether physical or mental, you may know that it takes strength to overcome the obstacle. Women in STEM AP World History One day in AP World History, we had an evaluator sit in the back and observe how our teacher conducted our class. The next day, ourContinue reading “Strength Breaks Walls and Builds Resilience”

The Importance of Weak Ties

As I write this post, we are currently in July of 2021. Compared to where we were a year ago regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, I think it is safe to say we have come a long way. Vaccines have been rolling out, the public has been re-opening, and masks are no longer required in manyContinue reading “The Importance of Weak Ties”

My experience with the COVID-19 Vaccine

Last week on CBS Sunday morning, there was a segment about overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy. The piece included an interview Reverend DeWitt, who runs a nursing home located in West Baltimore. The reverend talked about how the majority of his staff did not trust the vaccine and were resistant to receiving it. This mistrust isContinue reading “My experience with the COVID-19 Vaccine”

Life Happens, ft. Corona

3.13.20. It’s honestly crazy how life can change. On Thursday 3/5, the week before spring break, I was excitedly lugging my suitcase on the 28X airport shuttle, on my way home to Boston. We were going to be attending my cousin’s wedding in India for the week of spring break. When my dad picked meContinue reading “Life Happens, ft. Corona”